Fields of study, target organizations and corresponding graduate schools

     
Sub-Program
(Target Priority Area)
Component
(Development Issues)
Corresponding Universities
1.
Improvement of administrative capacities and institutional development
1-1.
Support for strengthening capacities for administering economic policies and public financial management for Economist

Target Organizations

  • Ministry of Finance(MOF)
  • Central Bank (Bank of Ghana, BOG)
  • Other departments and agencies for MOF and BOG
Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS),
KOBE UNIVERSITY

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Presumed Research Fields

  • Public finance
  • Economic policy
  • Trade policy
  • Investment policy
  • Public & private debt
  • SMEs
  • Privatization and private sector development
  • Financial development
  • Monetary policy

Obtainable Degree

  • Master in Economics
1-2.
Support for strengthening capacities for administering economic policies and public financial management for Finance Administrator

Target Organizations

All target organizations in Component 1-1 (Economic Sector), Component 2-1 (Health Sector), Component 3-1 (Agriculture Sector), and Component 4-1 (Energy Sector).

  • National Development Planning Commission (NDPC)
  • Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration (MFARI)
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI)
  • Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC)
  • Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD)
  • Ministry of Planning (MOP)
  • Office of the Head of Civil Service (OHCS)
  • Local Government Service (LGS)
  • Ministry of Roads and Highways (MRH)
  • Ghana Immigration Service (GIS)
  • Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI)
  • Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation (MOC)
  • ; and their departments/agencies
Graduate School of International Development (GSID), The Economic Development Policy and Management (EDP&M) program
NAGOYA UNIVERSITY

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Presumed Research Fields

  • Public Financial Management
  • Debt Management
  • Financial Policy Strategy
  • Debt Sustainability Analysis
  • Government Bond Market
  • Macroeconomic Forecasting (Revenue forecasting)
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Monetary Policy
  • Income Distribution Policy
  • Trade Policy
  • Industry Policy
  • Tourism Policy
  • Foreign Direct Investment

Obtainable Degree

  • Master in International Development
1-3.
Support for strengthening capacities for public administration

Target Organizations

All target organizations in Component 1-1(Economic Sector), Component 2-1 (Health Sector), Component 3-1 (Agriculture Sector), and Component 4-1(Energy Sector).

  • National Development Planning Commission (NDPC)
  • Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration (MFARI)
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI)
  • Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC)
  • Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD)
  • Ministry of Planning (MOP)
  • Office of the Head of Civil Service (OHCS)
  • Local Government Service (LGS)
  • Ministry of Roads and Highways (MRH)
  • Ghana Immigration Service (GIS)
  • Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI)
  • Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation (MOC)
  • ; and their departments/agencies
Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR), Global International Relations Program
RITSUMEIKAN UNIVERSITY

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Presumed Research Fields

  • Public policy
  • Public administration
  • International Relations
  • Economic and Industrial Development
  • International Finance
  • International Development Finance, and Macroeconomic Development Studies
  • International Economics
  • Energy Development and Environmental Issues
  • Socioeconomic Development and Public Policy
  • Agricultural and Rural Development

Obtainable Degree

  • Master of Arts in International Relations
2.
Revitalization of rural areas
2-1.
Improvement of basic living environment (support for strengthening capacities for implementing health policy)

Target Organizations

  • Ministry of Health (MOH)
  • Ghana Health Service (GHS)
  • Other departments/agencies of Health
School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health (TMGH),
NAGASAKI UNIVERSITY

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Presumed Research Fields

  • Maternal and child health
  • Community health
  • Formulation, monitoring and evaluation of health policies

Obtainable Degree

  • Master of Public Health
3.
Agriculture/rural development
3-1.
Rice production and agriculture development support

Target Organizations

  • Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA)
  • Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA)
  • Other departments/ agencies of Agriculture
Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences,
KYUSHU UNIVERSITY

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Presumed Research Fields

  • Agricultural crop distribution policy
  • Agricultural mechanization administration/agricultural mechanization company management
  • Rice production infrastructure development and rice quality control
  • Irrigation and water environmental engineering

Obtainable Degree

  • Master of Science
4.
Natural resources and energy
4-1.
Energy development support

Target Organizations

  • Ministry of Energy (MOEn)
  • Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC)
  • Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC)
  • Volta River Authority (VRA)
  • Ghana GRID Company (GRIDCo)
  • Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo)
  • The National Petroleum Authority (NPA)
  • Energy Commission (EC)
  • Petroleum Commission (PC)
  • Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST)
  • Ministry of Land and Natural Resources (MLNR)
  • Other departments/ agencies of Energy
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, International Economic Development Program,
HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY

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Presumed Research Fields

  • Policies in the resource sector
  • Energy policy (oil and gas resources)
  • Energy policy (electric power)

Obtainable Degree

  • Master of Economics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of International Cooperation Studies
  • Master of Philosophy